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Self-driving car accidents will keep happening. We need to learn from them

Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Dr. Timothy Carone is a former astrophysicist and an associate teaching professor at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. Carone specializes in automation and artificial intelligence and is the author of "Future Automation -- Changes to Lives and to Businesses." The opinions expressed in this article belong to him....

Fed focus; Facebook in crisis; General Mills earnings

Wed, Mar 21, 2018

1. Fed focus: The US Federal Reserve wraps up its first meeting under new chief Jerome Powell and will be announcing its interest rate decision at 2 p.m. ET....

Billionaire James Packer resigns from Crown Resorts for 'personal reasons'

Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Australian billionaire James Packer resigned from his gaming empire Wednesday....

Toyota halts self-driving car tests after Uber-related death

Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Toyota has become the first major auto maker to halt tests of autonomous cars after a woman was struck and killed by a self-driving Uber vehicle....

Investors sue Facebook following data harvesting scandal

Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Investors are suing Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which sent the company's value plunging almost $50 billion this week....

WhatsApp cofounder: 'It is time' to delete Facebook

Tue, Mar 20, 2018

WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton has a message for Facebook users: Delete Facebook....

Scientist at center of data controversy says Facebook is making him a scapegoat

Tue, Mar 20, 2018

The data scientist branded a liar by Facebook for his role in passing information on millions of Americans to Cambridge Analytica says the social media firm is making him a scapegoat....

Your guide to Cambridge Analytica

Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Cambridge Analytica suspended CEO Alexander Nix on Tuesday. It's the latest development in a complicated story involving the embattled data analytics firm, a self-described whistleblower and misused Facebook data....

Uber's self-driving car fatality draws national scrutiny

Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Local and federal investigators continue to examine the circumstances surrounding the fatal Sunday night crash involving a self-driving vehicle in Tempe, Arizona....

Travis Kalanick is hiring

Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Uber cofounder Travis Kalanick is hiring for his newest gig....